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From rape victim to accused: The Arab Spring and women's rights (part 2)

How did a Tunisian woman allegedly raped by police officers suddenly find herself in the dock? The public prosecutor’s case against her for "public indecency" sparks outrage in the nation that triggered the Arab Spring. François Picard's panel worries about the future of women’s rights in Tunisia, Egypt and beyond.

  • Jalila HEDHLI-PEUGNET, President, 'Think Ahead for Tunisia';
  • Taoufik MATHLOUTHI, Tunisian political activist, Founder of Mecca Cola;
  • Eleanor BEARDSLEY, Journalist, NPR;
  • Bernice DUBOIS, Secretary General of the French coordination of the European Woman's Lobby (EWL);
  • Shaima EL-AIMY, Egyptian Revolutionary Activist.

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    Programme prepared and produced by Christopher Davies, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel

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2015-05-05 France

France's Patriot Act? Lawmakers Approve Surveillance Bill (part 2)

French lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a bill that spells out a legal framework for intelligence-gathering, including mass monitoring of the big phone and internet...

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2015-05-05 France

France's Patriot Act? Lawmakers Approve Surveillance Bill (part 1)

French lawmakers have overwhelmingly approved a bill that spells out a legal framework for intelligence-gathering, including mass monitoring of the big phone and internet...

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2015-05-04 defence

François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 2)

The French president is now in Riyadh after sealing a deal in Doha to sell Rafale fighter jets. On Tuesday, François Hollande will become the first ever Western leader to attend...

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2015-05-04 Iran

François of Arabia: Hollande's Budding Friendship with the Gulf (part 1)

The French president is now in Riyadh after sealing a deal in Doha to sell Rafale fighter jets. On Tuesday, François Hollande will become the first ever Western leader to attend...

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2015-04-30 David Cameron

A less United Kingdom: Homestretch for uncertain election (part 1)

We are a week away from a UK election that could send the British Isles into unchartered waters. Incumbent David Cameron has been touting a recovery stronger than on the...

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